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{ Monthly Archives } July 2013

loop the loop

PERÚ: HUARAZ — CARHUAZ — SHILLA — PUNTA OLIMPICA — CHACAS — ACOCHACA — YANAMA — VAQUERIA — LLANGANUCO — YUNGAY — HAURAZ

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huaraz

PERÚ: CARAZ — HUARAZ

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laguna parón

PERÚ: CARAZ — LAGUNA PARÓN — CARAZ Caraz, after a week in the mountains, feels a bit like a teeming metropolis but it is, actually, just a small, friendly laid-back town where you can, if you choose, eat a lot of ice cream and cakes. I spend up big and opt for a private room […]

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the other hundred

I guess I’m boasting but I just wanted to mention that a couple of my photos were accepted for publication in a photographic book called The Other Hundred. The project is posited as a counter-point to the mainstream media obsession with rich lists – the Forbes 100 and all that stuff – and aims to […]

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cañon de pato

PERÚ: SIHUAS — PASACANCHA — YANAC — YURACMARCA — CARAZ I drop down from the mountains in Sihuas only to be immediately confronted with climbing back out of the river valley and crossing the Cordillera Blanca and descending into the Cañon de Pato.

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maps, mountains, mines

PERŨ: HUAMACHUCO — PAMPAS — CONCHUCOS — SIHUAS I’ve been studying Tom and Sarah’s excellent blog for route ideas in this part of Perú and shamelessly stealing them. Thanks for blazing the way, guys!

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a little more on pre-industrial

PERÚ: CAJABAMBA — HUAMACHUCO

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pre-industrial

PERÚ: CAJAMARCA — CAJABAMBA Ah, mountains! The sky. The road. The people. In Perú, in the mountains you enter a pre-industrial world. On the roads between Cajamarca and Cajabamba I am passed by half a dozen combustion engine vehicles, at the most. And while some villages are on the grid, just about everything is still […]

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